Again, thank you for the great information and for the coming scans. It seems that the globes indicating the Argyll Arcade were also retained. Since 1950, the north end of Buchanan Street has been extensively redeveloped. The hotels are long gone but there is still an Athenaeum and the Western Club has moved to Royal Exchange Square. John Reid, Outside, the globes are advertising the Argyll Arcade and Stuart Cranston’s Tea Room. [7]. Mon to Fri 9am-5.00pm, Sat 9am - 6.30pm, Sun 10.00am-5.30pm Email: It would mean much to me to be able to include the photo in the booklet which is being created so that my grandchildren will have a better and more personal insight into their family’s life in the 20th century. Thank you for your interest in the website and I will be happy to send you a high resolution scan of the photograph in question. St. George's Tron Church, The windows on the second and third floors of the first and third sections would subsequently be modified by the addition of bay fronts. I checked the Glasgow Directory for 1927, which is available online, and I found the following listing: Russ, F. H. & Co, Manufacturing Court Furriers ( Wholesale and Retail ), 50 and 52 Buchanan Street; manufactory 1 Princes Square. She would certainly remember the trams. I have a very old pair of round, wire-framed spectacles of the style worn by Gandhi, in a hard case with the opticians name and address on it. « gunnerwilf, Buchanan Street Walk – Video Blog #2 « Study and Traveling Across Europe, http://www.edinburgh-gazette.co.uk/issues/11041/pages/1167/page.pdf, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~glasgow/1927address789.jpg, http://www.architectureglasgow.co.uk/midcity.boac.office.html, https://digital.nls.uk/directories/browse/archive/84729473, https://www.cargillproperty.com/downloads/7272%20-%20162%20Buchanan%20Street%20Glasgow%20-%20Brochure%20Template.pdf, Sailing Down the Clyde: “Doon the Watter”, Three Glasgow Corporation Transport Films, 1959 – 1966, Film – Three Glasgow Corporation Transport Films, 1959 – 1966. The Church was completed in 1808 but the Stock Exchange would not be added until 1877. In this photograph, the resolution is such that tower and clock of St. George’s Church much further up the street can be clearly discerned. With this in mind, on the 15th of February, 1763, he acquired the first portion of “five acres or thereby of ground in the Burgh of Glasgow, in the part called Palezeon’s Croft, on the North side of Argyle Street, with plots or steadings for building on each side thereof “. It sold “older ladies” fashion wear, and “mother of the bride” outfits”, but I think eventually fell out of fashion, or the “older ladies” had all died off. I’m particularly interested in the area where the Buchanan Galleries now stand as they went up when I was about 8 or 9 and I really can’t remember what stood there before! I’m certainly acquainted with the name Sir William Alexander Smith, having been a member of the Boys’ Brigade myself. By the way, which part of Buchanan Street are you planning to roof? As we continue our walk up Buchanan Street, a group of ladies in this Edwardian scene is looking at jewellery and decorative items in the windows of W. & W. Logan beside the Kodak sign. Incidentally, I wanted to use stainless steel cladding and the repetitive small window units were a small genuflection by me to Gardners Warehouse, a building which has always impressed me. The Glasgow District Subway System ran underneath the length of Buchanan Street and the nearest stations were further up the street and in St. Enoch Square where they still are located today. “There is an entry in the Edinburgh Gazette, dated November 18, 1898, announcing the retiral of James Manuel from the firm of Manuel & Webster, Italian Warehousemen and Wine Merchants, at 133 Buchanan Street, Glasgow.”. Thank you for providing this information. Morrison’s was a top end ladies fashion wear shop, and was certainly trading during my stint at Jaeger between 1966/69. In May 2002, then-Prime Minister Tony Blair unveiled a statue of the late-First Minister of Scotland Donald Dewar at the northern end of the street, the only statue in the street. Does it have a musical connection? There was clearly a movement to promote healthy eating and also abstinence from alcoholic drinks. Thank you for your comment. I am currently writing the family history of “Life and Times” of my husband’s mother Janet Nicoll, nee Cameron. I will check to see if I have any photographs of the building when it was the hotel. Based on your excellent photos and discussion, I would love to visit Glasgow. Or perhaps the Jewellers bought the property. West George Street, On the opposite side of Buchanan Street, part of Lizars store is visible, followed by Manson’s, and Alexander & Son, before we come to Henry Burton & Co. the glover on the corner with Gordon Street. Argyle Street and Sauchiehall Street were mainly served by trams at that time. The fastest vehicles would be the newly electrified tramcars which crossed Buchanan Street at this location. Buchanan Street was first feued in 1777 [1] and named after a wealthy Tobacco Lord, plantation owner and former Lord Provost of Glasgow, Andrew Buchanan of Buchanan, Hastie, & Co. [2] He was proprietor of the ground on which it was formed from Argyle Street as far north as Gordon Street. My aunt said there was a large store where Fraser is now but I and another aunt disagreed. Buchanan Street, My great great grandfather was David Kemp who started a ‘shawl emporium’ at 37 Buchanan Street which remained in business under various guises until about the First World War. Are there likely to be any records kept with the Council, or do you think that there may be some Land Registry records going back that far? In the middle of the street there is a standard bearing two lamps, a rare sight and indicative of the importance of this location. been completely demolished by 1971, although the 430 yard long Buchanan Street tunnel that ran from just outwith the station coming out at Sighthill still exists, although public access is prohibited. There is a John A. Aird listed at 125 Buchanan Street and I will let you know if I find anything further. In the foreground on both sides of the street are commercial buildings and warehouses. I did some searching and found that a photographer, John H. Waddell, was at 252 Buchanan Street in 1895. You would be very impressed. The address to which you refer used to be on the right-hand side of the street near the top, in the block between Parliamentary Road and Cathedral Street. There are a number of other modifications to the original design all done by Isi not the least of these being his decision to use copper for the cladding and also to downgrade the tall three storey glass fronted entrance I had proposed. The north end of Buchanan Street has been extensively redeveloped since 1950. Jeff. Westward of Buchanan Street the development of Blythswood Hill and Blythswood Square by William Harley and others followed apace. You may need high resolution scans. I found him listed in the 1911 business directory too. I’m sure she has many happy memories of her time in Glasgow. A fishing settlement at the green place eventually grew into a small town. In this view, the buildings are obviously blackened by soot from heavy industrial pollution and they were radically transformed by surface cleaning several decades later when the original stone colour and much of the finer detail was exposed. ), The photographer would have had to set up his tripod close to the tramlines in Argyle Street in order to take this view looking north up Buchanan Street around 1905. ( Postcard by Davidson Real Photographic Series ). The photo can therefore be dated to between 1855 and 1860. Book your tickets online for Buchanan Street, Glasgow: See 5,286 reviews, articles, and 1,263 photos of Buchanan Street, ranked No.34 on Tripadvisor among 399 attractions in Glasgow. In this scene, we are looking at the intersection of Buchanan Street with St. Vincent Street on the left and with St. Vincent Place on the right. George Walton, I have now made the correction. Unfortunately, the American War of Independence ( 1775-1783 ) intervened and Andrew Buchanan lost his tobacco fortune. https://www.cargillproperty.com/downloads/7272%20-%20162%20Buchanan%20Street%20Glasgow%20-%20Brochure%20Template.pdf. Any help would be appreciated. There is an entry in the Edinburgh Gazette, dated November 18, 1898, announcing the retiral of James Manuel from the firm of Manuel & Webster, Italian Warehousemen and Wine Merchants, at 133 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. The signage in the window proclaims the Grand Prix award bestowed upon the company for their Premier typewriter at the 1900 Paris Exposition. If I find out anything further, I will certainly let you know. ), This picture was probably taken in 1912-14, a few years after the previous one. Hi Chris, Buchanan Street is joined here by St George's-Tron Church and the Glasgow Stock Exchange building, and Royal Exchange Square, which now houses the Gallery of Modern Art. 159 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Here’s the link: http://www.edinburgh-gazette.co.uk/issues/11041/pages/1167/page.pdf. Described as “Stores for the Moors”, they would appeal to the wealthy who would either own grouse moors or frequent them during the summer season. Do you know if your Mother was a clippie for a few years and at which depot(s) she was based? I can help you with the address where your Italian family lived. I was intrigued by the info you gave to Ivy. was not in operation for long before it was taken over by the Reo Stakis organization in 1964 and turned into a casino. Wylie Hill, { 78 comments… read them below or add one }. (His older brother Charles – my great-grandfather – had a successful shop in New Bond Street, London). It seems that John Reid & Son were involved in both the manufacture and sale of fine furniture. 531 Central. I rely on this material as well as my own experience and information obtained online. 1991. Buchanan Street. [8] The area between Argyle Street and St. Vincent Street is particularly popular with buskers. I can send you scans of the mansion and the furniture shop. Glasgow History, On the left beyond the intersection are three very fine buildings in a row; the Western Club ( David and James Hamilton, 1840-41 ), the Stock Exchange ( John Burnet, 1875-77 ) and St. George’s Church ( William Stark, 1807-8 ), all of which survive to this day, albeit with extensive internal remodeling. You can see this block coming in from the right at the top of the street in some of the photos. Thank you for your inquiry and I have checked the Glasgow 1927 Directory which is available online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~glasgow/1927address789.jpg There is only one business listed for 133 Buchanan Street and many for number 135 as you will see. You could try contacting the Mitchell Library to see if they have Glasgow Directories before and after that time. His name was Geremia Mancini. Victoria & Albert Logo. Recent Posts. Columba at the Broomielaw, for shipment to the hunting lodges and hotels of the Western Highlands. Description. Five Ways. It was renamed the Townhouse and is now a centre for specialized retail. FH was very successful but died far too young in 1888, and his brother also died very young in 1893. The collective address for Princes Square is 48 Buchanan Street, so numbers 50 and 52 were immediately north of the Square and south of Springfield Court. It used to angle towards the left at the top and the section intruding from the right was the block between Cathedral Street and Parliamentary Road. Thank your for your comment and inquiry. It would mean a great deal to me. The reason given me for this was that the Chairman of BOAC at the time, Sir Giles Guthrie, apparently experienced some difficulty in reading architectural drawings. I presently live far from the great city where I was raised and so have built up a reference library and photographic archive. Yes Jamie, there are some photos and I am in the process of trying to obtain permission to use them. ( Publisher unknown. Rowan initially occupied premises in Argyle Street, before moving to 68-74 Buchanan Street. Thank you very much for your inquiry. Can you let me know if it is possible to have a copy of the postcard to use in our photobook please? Stuart Cranston had a tearoom in the front of John Reid’s original house and this carried over into the new arcade when the Argyll Chambers were built between 1902 and 1904. I appreciate your interest and you are welcome to use any of the photos and quote this site as a reference. Constructed in 1849 by the Caledonian Railway Company. David Hamilton (1768-1843) is regarded as the founding father of Glasgow architecture. [12] On his release, Glasgow was the first city in the United Kingdom to honour him with the Freedom of the City, October 1993. Here you can find Argyll Arcade, Princes Square mall, Gallery of Modern Art, Buchanan Galleries , Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. I hope this helps. History ; Shipping ; Question ; Scotland Glasgow Buchanan Street. The design lay around for a year until 1967 when I was again asked by Isi to build a model of the proposed building. Buchanan Street: Lovely Modern and Stylish Area with history and culture entwined - See 5,286 traveler reviews, 1,263 candid photos, and great deals for Glasgow, UK, at Tripadvisor. Armstrong's Hotel, I am looking for info/photo Aird, Thomson & McKellar, Jewellers and Silversmiths, 133 Buchanan Street circa 1870 – 1920. He certainly made a great contribution to the social life of the city. This fine building displays many decorative features including carved reliefs, ornamental balustrades and Corinthian pilasters, visible on the upper levels. Properties there were demolished in the early 1950’s to make way for the N.A.A.F.I. A goods station at the site opened in 1850. Recently, I managed to buy a set of Arts and Crafts teaspoons from the early 1900s. The firm continues in business today as Black & Lizars. My brothers can remember going through Glasgow on trams when they were on their way to school and my Mum had my oldest brother at the famous Rottenrow Hospital. We have now passed the junction with Gordon Street and are approaching St. Vincent Street on the left and St. Vincent Place on the right. It’s accounts such as yours that make the Glasgow experience come alive. Buchanan Galleries, The awning identifies the location of Stuart Cranston’s Tea Rooms. I was very impressed with the training and facilities there. The model was given to a BOAC pilot by me for expeditious delivery to London and the Chairman. He was the nephew of Buchanan of Drumpellier, who founded the first Scottish slave plantations in Virginia. Perhaps the addresses in your recipe book were those of private residences, merchants’ villas where staff would have been employed. The Buchanan Galleries architecture is restrained and in a suitably civic large order. Your pics have proved us wrong and we will have to eat humble pie now. Were there any dwellings along that street at that time that would have been a large house with staff? The cathedral burned in 1172 but it was rebuilt. Services ran primarily northbound, to Aberdeen, Perth and Stirling and other destinations. As you can see, the website is a work in progress. Knowing where my chairs originated is interesting. An example of this postcard was postmarked DEC 9 07 so we know that the photograph was taken no later than 1907. My great-grandfather’s family (including my grandfather) are listed on census records as living at 252 Buchanan Street in 1881. I hope this helps. On my mother’s birth certificate, it states that her mother was a kitchen hand in Buchanan Street. I checked the 1911-1912 Glasgow Post Office Directory and as you can see from the portion of page 774 below, the address of interest was located on the west side of Buchanan Street near the top, between where Sauchiehall Street and Renfrew Street enter. I’m also trying to see where 257-261 Buchanan Street is now but could it be part of that redevelopment in the 50s? This early photograph of Buchanan Street was taken around the early 1880’s and on the left is part of the recently completed Stewart and MacDonald warehouse designed by William Spence c. 1879. I could try to find a photo illustrating a route with a vehicle type on which she might have served. Her business continued at that location until 1918 when the premises were occupied by a branch of the Clydesdale Bank, as shown in this photograph. I think it was double fronted from memory and was independently owned, but eventually came under House of Fraser ownership. I can see one image with the David Kemp premises but I’m wondering if you have any more information at all. ), Here is another view of John Reid’s mansion taken around 1900 before it was replaced by the Argyll Chambers. I hope this helps. The location would be just above the West George Street intersection shown in the coloured photograph dated circa 1902/3, third from the last in this chapter. ( Postcard published by E. A. Schwerdtfeger & Co., London E. C. and printed in Berlin. They were indeed – but the young man, with the short trousers gathered at the knees, is wearing PLUS FOURS. ( Note the different spelling of Argyll from the street name.) Glasgow Trams through the Years; Three Glasgow Corporation Transport Films, 1959 – … I built the model and took it down in my car to Prestwick Airport which BOAC were using for their cargo operations. Now known as St. George’s Tron Church, it is still very active, holding worship services every Sunday and Wednesday and engaging in community outreach. 220 Buchanan Street, Glasgow. at Buchanan Street 97 Buchanan Street Glasgow G1 3HF Telephone 0141-204-5242. There were several hotels, the Ivanhoe ( 185 Buchanan Street ), the George Hotel ( 235 ), the Popular Commercial Hotel ( 257 ), the London Commercial Hotel ( 288 ), the Imperial Hotel ( 244 ), the Palace Hotel ( 222 ) and these would have employed kitchen staff so your maternal grandmother may have worked there or possibly at the Athenaeum Restaurant or the Western Club. The streets origins date back to the late 1770Ís when Andrew Buchanan, one of GlasgowÍs Tobacco merchants, set it out. Edwardian dress is still in vogue but there are now more motor vehicles in evidence. The property was located at the very top of Buchanan Street on the right-hand side, virtually next door to Buchanan Street Railway Station, which in 1894 was operated by the Caledonian Railway Company. T he Glasgow Athenaeum started in 1847 in the Assembly Rooms, Ingram Street, the inaugural address being given by Charles Dickens.. By the time of your mother’s birth, there were no residential mansions left on Buchanan Street. His business was wound up and his development plan ended up in the hands of some Glasgow bankers. ). Thank you for sharing this. Thank you for pointing this out. The globes enclosing the electric street lights have been replaced and a rider has been attached to Stuart Cranston’s Tea Room sign that reads Fruitarian Snack & Lunch Rooms. Marking the doors opening, Richard Branson and Mel C from the Spice Girls abseiled down the building, while local heroes Travis played a free gig to over 3,000 people on Buchanan Street. Hi, I love looking through the photos of old Glasgow. Smith Premier Typewriter, I was wondering if you had any information regarding this part of the street around that time. The family members moved into textile manufacturing and industrial expansion. My mum, Moira Moore (ne Scott), was telling me all about working in the offices in McDonald’s department store when she was 15. I joined the 83rd Glasgow Company Life Boys in Mount Florida and later the 278th Glasgow Company Boys’ Brigade at Netherlee. Also, did she work solely on the buses or did she also serve on the trams? Building ( Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes ) which provided facilities and goods to British servicemen and their families. I have never been to Glasgow but I love the box because of the typography. Glasgow has a very distinguished history in so many fields; architectural, ecclesiastical, economic, industrial and scientific. Thanking you in anticipation for your assistance, 262 Old Pacific Highway, Swansea, NSW, 2281. Thank you very much for your inquiry and kind comments. Glasgow NAAFI, ( Postcard publisher unknown ). They had a classroom, gym, canteen and a shop where you could purchase uniform items and supplies. Advertisements posted on the Stock Exchange by Edgar’s, the licensed grocer, announce “New Season’s Teas”, “Fresh Ground Coffee” and “Light Summer Clarets”. Kind regards [13] Buchanan Street is also the second busiest shopping thoroughfare, second only to Oxford Street in London. This huge choux pastry, cream and chocolate confection would feed a family of six, but did little to increase the girth of this 19 year old at the time. Fuller’s, on the right in the picture at 99 Buchanan Street, opened in 1914. In 1887 it moved from the Assembly Rooms, which were then demolished, to new premises in St George's Place, off Buchanan Street. The mansion owner lived much earlier and was a timber merchant. It should be noted that tram and bus routes never ran along the main section of Buchanan Street nor did trams enter St. Enoch Square although many bus routes would subsequently terminate there. Andrew Buchanan, See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and … East George Lane, http://urbanglasgow.co.uk/archive/people-and-places-discussion-thread__o_t__t_1039.html, Lydd, Leave (and a “decent Londoner”), and rumblings of war. ( Publisher unknown ), In this scene, also from the 1920’s, the travel agency of Thomas Cook & Son is on the left of the picture, followed by the furniture store of John Reid & Son and then a curious, rather narrow building, Flemish in appearance with a steep pitched roof at right angles to the others. I’m just curious to date these, hence trying to find the period when the shop would have been there. I must say how much I enjoyed reading your pages. The large pair of spectacles indicates the location of John Lizars, the renowned optical and photographic specialist. Glasgow Queen Street station, serving the east and north of Scotland is immediately east of Buchanan Street at the corner of George Square, and the Buchanan Street station on the Glasgow Subway (which also serves Queen Street Station) is underneath the top half of Buchanan Street. They were not wealthy people so I would imagine they lived over a shop, or something. Hi Chris Aird and Thompson were not at that address in 1927 and I could find no record that they were still in business at that time. Apr 9, 2018 - History and photographs of Buchanan Street, Glasgow Cook which was just north of Mitchell Lane. Jamie, here is some further information about the redevelopment around the top of Buchanan Street. Buchanan Street is one of the main shopping thoroughfares in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. I really love your site and often have a look at the photos and information. Initially, the street was occupied by a mixture of merchants’ villas, small holdings and some workshops but as the century progressed some very handsome buildings were erected, the first of significance being St George’s Church, now known as St. George’s-Tron Church, designed by William Stark and completed in 1808. This was the mansion of John Reid who, inspired by European arcades, decided to start one of his own. Buchanan Street: an experience to walk down a street with so much history - See 5,285 traveler reviews, 1,263 candid photos, and great deals for Glasgow, UK, at Tripadvisor. The railway station was closed in 1966 and demolished the following year. I have the postcard in question, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, and I probably obtained it on ebay. and 68 Bath Street. Also, you have settled a family argument. I think 128 is on the corner of Buchanan St. and St. Vincent Place in your splendid postcard showing Saxone & Sorosis Shoes. In the distance, as the incline increases, Buchanan Street takes a turn to the left and the taller building at the top housed the famous Armstrong’s Hotel at number 244 which afforded views both down Buchanan Street and also along Sauchiehall Street. As you will appreciate, the photograph on your website of “Looking up Buchanan Street from St Enoch’s Square, Glasgow” taken around 1912 ( bottom r.h. corner has EAS:02335 ) is a perfect illustration of what the family would have experienced. I wonder if you could help me as I am looking for a Black/White Canvas Picture of Glasgow City Centre. The Buchanan Galleries shopping centre opened in 1998 at the north end of Buchanan Street. The green glass entrance to Buchanan Street subway station is visible midway. 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